Rumor Smashed: The FAA Isn't Banning Laptop Batteries

The Associate Press just reported that the FAA is now banning all Lithium batteries, meaning you can't travel with extra batteries for your laptop or digital camera. Outrage of outrages! The problem is, they're wrong. The FAA is now banning Lithium Metal batteries; the Lithium Ions that power a good chunk of your… » 12/28/07 4:36pm 12/28/07 4:36pm

U.S. Government Might Want to Censor Google Earth

We've already seen some countries get uncomfortable with Google Earth's satellite images. You know, countries like Pakistan and North Korea. Well, it seems like a government closer to home might want Google to tone it down a bit: the U.S. government. » 5/14/07 2:15pm 5/14/07 2:15pm